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Sep 13, 2012 4:25am EDT
united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we are working with the government of libya to secure our diplomats. i've also directed my administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. >> reporter: sean smith was an air force veteran and the married father two of young children. two other americans have not been identified by the state department yet. security has been increased not only at u.s. embassies but also at consulates around the world. there are calls from muslim groups for more protests this week. juror thank you. >>> there was a rally in support of the united states in front. of the white house yesterday. muslims, mostly from libya, came out to say that only extremists hate the united states. the rally was inspired by a similar demonstration supporting ambassador stevens in the city of benghazi last night. stay with fox 5 for the latest on this developing story both on air and online at myfoxdc.com. >>> the fate of a maryland man who has been imprisoned in cuba since 2009 is making headline this morning. a c
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Sep 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
terrorist attacks that plunged the united states into the longest war in our history h this is a live look at the memorial at ground zero in new york where ceremonies will be held throughout the morning. here in our area, the biggest events are happening at the pentagon. >> several top brass are due to speak including president obama. we get latest now from our own melanie alnwick live at the pentagon this morning. >> reporter: good morning, tony. president obama and the first lady are scheduled to arrive here around 9:20 this morning to honor the friends, family and colleagues of so many people here in the d.c. area killed that day. this morning, a large flag was hung outside the pentagon, the section that was hit that morning, just as it was september 12, 2001, the day after the attack of 2001 when the flag was hung. not too long ago there was a moment of silence on t lawn at the white house to market first planes hitting the world trade center at 8:46 and 9:02. it was then we realized that america was under attack! here at the pentagon the memorial service begins at 9:0. presi
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Sep 6, 2012 10:00pm EDT
committee in there and we'll not spoil that to you and then the president of the united states to make his case to why he deserves four more years in office and to do what they've been saying in north carolina complete the task and right the ship, a lot of work ahead, a man who knows vice president biden pretty well, our congressional correspondent mike emanuel live in the skybox high above. the vice president got this place fired up. >> you can see why the obama campaign loves joe biden. he is prone to gaffes at time but gaffes or no, he delivers the goods in terms of red meat, reaching out to average americans across the country and speaking in very plain direct language and hitting a lot of points that fire up people in this hall and presumably throughout the country. presumably across the nt. >> he did make mention repeatedly, if memory serves, the fact that the republican presidential nominee did not discuss the troops overseas, didn't mention the wars and that's been a talking point for the democrats since this convention began two days ago. >> that's correct. you heard him make
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Sep 12, 2012 11:00pm EDT
assault on the u.s. symbol on the 9/11 anniversary. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. >> reporter: speaking in the rose garden president barack obama condemned the attacks and killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> we jean all efforts to denigrate -- we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others, but there is absolutely no justification to this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: the president then went to the state departmento mourn with employees while his secretary of state said the libyan government was not involved. >> a free and stable libya is still in america's interest and security. and we will not turn our back on that. >> ambassador stevens died trying to get staffers out of the u.s. consulate while the demonstrations raged outside. while there attackers fired grenades and automatic weapons into the building. >> this attack is a horrible attack. we condemn it. we strongly condemn this kind of attack. >> governor mitt romney wednesday had to defend a statement criticizing the white hou
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Sep 7, 2012 4:25am EDT
>>> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> president obama makes his case for four more years saying, quote, i never said this journey would be easy and i won't promise that now. >> good morning. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. time now to look at the weather. >> gwen tolbart is in for tucker barnes this morning. >> i know this is wisdom's favorite day. he was saying friday eve yesterday. >> that's right. >> he is excited. >> closing it out. >> we'll close it out pretty good because we've got sunshine for you today. expected to be a dry day and it will be a hot one know. satellite-radar composite showing you not a whole lot going on right now. we have a few clouds and fog well to the west but other than that, things are looking really good out there. yesterday's highs, 84 degrees at reagan national airport. 86 at dulles and 85 at bwi thurgood marshall. 72 at d.c. 69 at baltimore. so another hot day. 90degrees is where we're headed. a southerly wind flow from five to 10 miles per hour. we'll have no shortage of sunshine today so looking good. i'll h
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Sep 17, 2012 7:00am EDT
the united states? >> it's all the above. it's much long-simmering resentment of the united states. it has some legitimate reasons, but it's essentially a pretext, and it is not really about religion. it's about politics and world power. it's about what's taking place in these countries that are going through a tremendous complex, painful transition. take egypt, for instance, extremists and islamists with different interpretations of islam competing with the mainstream islamist group in egypt which is the muslim brotherhood. >> right. >> they whipped up frenzy against the movie initially, and then the president, who is very cynical, was looking to protect his flanks so he called for more monstrations instead of containing the demonstrations or condemning them so what you have is a competition in egypt as to who is going to shape the future of egypt, and using this movie as a pretext. >> which raised the question. is this about the united states really a all, or is this about uncertainty in these people's own futures and their religious leaders and their political leaders simply finding
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Sep 16, 2012 9:00am EDT
protests directed at the united states at large or at u.s. policy. this is in response to a video that is offensive. >> chris: you don't really believe that? >> chris, absolutely i believe that. in fact, it is the case. we had the evolution of the arab spring over the last many months but what sparked the recent violence was the airing on the internet of a very hateful very offensive video that has offended many people around the world. now, our strong view is that there is no excuse for violence. it is reprehensible and never justified but in fact there have been those in various parts of the world who have reacted with violence. their governments have increasingly and effectively responded and protected our facilities and condemned the violence and this outrageous response to what is an offensive individual yo video. there is no question what we have seen in the past with satanic verses and the cartoon of the prophet muhammad there have been such things that have sparked outrage and anger and this has been the proximate cause. >> chris: it may have sparked it but you critics say that
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Sep 6, 2012 4:25am EDT
sense to marry michelle obama. i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. >> former president bill clinton there firing up the crowd at the democratic national convention as he throws his support behind president obama. good morning, everyone. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. before we get to the convention, let's talk about the weather situation. humid, hot, mosquitos. >> i thought it was going away. >> tucker won't on vacation and left me with this. >> what's up with that? >> mixed conditions into the course of the day. just a few isolated showers to areas of the west through front royal as you can see and a little bit just to the northeast. can't rule out an isolated shower before it is all said and done across the area. let's look at the weather maps. 79degrees in the nation's capital this hour. 73 at baltimore. 72 at culpeper and 72 at hagerstown. it will be a hot day today, folks so be prepared. yesterday's highs, we hit 90 at reagan national airport. expect it to be 90 degrees today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. bill clinton fires up
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Sep 16, 2012 8:00am EDT
the united states in the wake of that antimuslim film. take a look at this map. you can see just how widespread the protests are. even though many have been violent, there were also several peaceful protests in many countries. and the violent protests were actually a lot smaller than some may have expected. now, many americans just really don't understand why these protests are breaking out across the world. joining me in studio now to help break it down, michael han lan, specialist in foreign policy. good morning, michael. thank you for coming in. >> my pleasure. >> i have to say, the first question i have when these protests first started breaking out, seemed to be a very serious situation. then as they continue to go on and be a little bit sporadic, i wonder how much is authentic, related to the film, how much of it is just an excuse to protest america? >> i think it's a great question. it's also very important you emphasize correctly, but in a way a lot of people haven't, these protests are generally small. a number of them are nonviolent. today it's already midday sunday and mos
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Sep 2, 2012 12:15am EDT
of the united states will accept his party's presidential nomination at the conclusion of the dnc. >> susan charlotte to host our convention was no accident. north carolina is a critical battleground state in the 2012 election. >> the chairwoman says this convention is anything but conventional. >> we are doing things differently than any convention we have seen. we are throwing the doors open and inviting thousands of americans to be part of this convention in many different ways. >> the d.n.c. is known for its first. it was held in a baltimore saloon. 100 years later, franklin roosevelt was the first major party candidate to
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Sep 6, 2012 11:00pm EDT
bless these united states. [ cheering and applause ] ♪ [ music ] ♪ [ springsteen music ] ♪ we take care of our own ♪ forever it's our home ♪ ♪ we take care of our own ♪ we take care of our own ♪ where every road is home we take of our own ♪ we take care of our own ♪ where every place is home we take care of our own ♪ ♪[ music ] ♪ ♪ ♪[ music ] ♪ >> now the candidates are nominated. the republicans have made their case. the democrats have made their case. as we do each four years, the party faithful cheer and now the season can begin. labor day has passed and now in earnest we'll work our way toward november the 6th and the kickoff for the democrats was tonight. mike emanuel is in the skybox as the confetti falls inside the arena. mike, thoughts? >> bottom line is the latest polls suggest it's essentially a tie, 46% for barack obama and joe biden, 46% for mitt romney and paul ryan. the big picture is what really matters is the 8% of americans at home watching. did the speech tonight move any of them into the obama/biden column? pollsters will check that in the co
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Sep 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of cancer deaths in the united states. next at 5:00, an alarming report about pancreatic cancer what. we all need to know, in our live interview. stay with us. when we switched to fios, we got better tv, better phone, better internet. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online: just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. internet is absolutely imperative for school nowadays. look up this, write an essay on that. my life is greatly improved because of fios. [ male announcer ] don't wait! switch to fios for a super-low $84.99 a month for a year with no annual contract. visit verizon.com/superoffer. contact the verizon center for customers with disabilities welcome to life on fios. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> after leading a 9/11 ceremony at the pentagon the president and first lady stopped at arlington national cemetery today. the obamas paid their respects at the graves of military service men and women who were killed in iraq and afghanistan. president obama is scheduled t
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Sep 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. a state department information officer shaun smith also died. >> the united states condemns in the strongest terms this outrageous and shocking attack. we're working with the libyan government to secure our diplomats and i've directed my administration to increase our security at diplomatic posts around the world. >> a team of 50 marines is said to be headed to the libyan capital. >> this incident is tragic. is it a tragedy. we condemn it. we will -- it is a tragedy. we condemn it. we will do everything possible to protect the american people. >> ambassador stevens was a 52- year-old former peace corps volunteer and veteran diplomat. shaun smith was an air force veteran and a married father of two young children. >> let us never ever forget that our freedom is only sustained because our people who are willing to fight for it, to stand up for it and in some cases lay down their lives for it. >> tonight u.s. officials are confirming the pentagon is positioning two warships off the libyan coast. president obama promising to work with the libyan government to bring the killers to justi
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Sep 11, 2012 6:00pm EDT
of terrorists to come to the united states can be a very effective tool because it essentially eliminates their ability to plan or carry out a tack. >> reporter: more than a decade after the worst terrorist attacks on u.s. soil the u.s. has made progress but is aware that threats remain. >> we dealt them a heavy blow, and we will continue to fight this in yemen, in somalia, in north africa, wherever they go, to make sure they have noplace to hide. >> reporter: leon panetta says al-qaida has been decimated. osama bin laden was killed in a raid by navy seals, and monday the terror group confirmed its second in command was killed by a drone strike in june. >> they're probably not capable of a mass strike in the u.s. but it doesn't mean they aren't capable of lower threshold lower casualty attacks that are frankly more difficult for us to prevent. >> reporter: as for continuing health threats the government announced some 50 types of cancers will be added to the list of illnesses covered by the fund set up to help 9/11 survivors and first responders. >>> d.c. council member mary sh
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Sep 11, 2012 4:25am EDT
anniversary of the terrorist attacks that plunged the united states into the longest war in our history. >> there are events today commemmorating the attacks in new york city and in southwest pennsylvania as well as at the pentagon. melanie alnwick has more on today's developments. >> reporter: after last euro's 10th anniversary, many people this year's commemmorations have reached a turning point, becoming less political and more personal. prayer services at washington national cathedral, remembrances in the city of leesburg and at the prince george's plaza community cent enter hyattsville as well as service projects on freedom plaza and more. forty lanterns lit up the night in shampgzville, pep pen. thousands gathered -- in shanksville, pennsylvania. thousands gathered to remember those who lost their lives taking down flight to d.c. leon pan eight also visited the shanksville memorial monday where he toured the wall of names. officials hope by 2014 they will finish a more complete remembrance space scientist commemmoration ceremony will be held at the 9-11 memorial at ground zero. fo
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Sep 14, 2012 4:25am EDT
anti-american protests topping our stories right now. the united states bracing for more protests around the muslim world today and libya has made arrests in the attacks that killed american ambassador. the identities of the other americans killed are also released. let's take a live look right now. the protests against that low- budget film that mocks islam have been spreading all week. a live look at cairo this morning. ntinued overnight. more are expects from morocco to indonesia. >>> on the campaign trail, president obama is at a private fundraiser in the district tonight and mitt romney is in ohio. >> romney was in fairfax yesterday. as tom fitzgerald reports, he had to cannes i'll moment of silence for the americans killed in libya. >> reporter: republican presidential candidate mitt romney's bus was met by cheering supporters at a park in the city of fairfax. but the event quickly faceed a detour. >> northern virginia could well determine who the next president is and i hope you make that decision to get me elected. >> reporter: romney said he was going to start the rally w
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Sep 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
united states? now, he got himself in a little bit of a tempest because he seemed to have jumped the gun reacting to a comment from the american embassy in egypt that took place before the attacks on the embassies. this is what mitt romney said. he said, it's disgraceful that the obama administration's first response was not to condemn attacks on our diplomatic missions but to sympathize with those who waged the attacks. even republican leaders have been distancing themselves from that but mitt romney has now doubled down on this statement. in effect, saying that this is i apologizing for people who don't like us. and i'll read one comment from nbc's first read on this. you would expect the sarah palins of the world to pounce on this and she did but a presidential nominee after the facts have come out last night meaning two nights ago romney's statement only feeds the narrative that his campaign is desperate. so it turns out that even the biggest issues and the saddest loss of life become political talking points here in the united states. so i want to see what the class thinks about som
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Sep 28, 2012 6:00am EDT
and pits the united states against europe. the europeans won two years ago. this year's event takes place at medinah country club. you can catch it right here on nbc 4 tomorrow morning starting at 9:00. >>> 6:21 is our time on this friday morning. want to get a look at the forecast. >> the last of the rain moving out of here. in fact, out of anne arundel county. as that rain ends and our sky starts to clear with a very light wind and still a high moisture in the air, we're starting to see fog form. we're at 67 degrees right now. reagan national airport. take a look at the bus stop forecast. this will be around 7:00 a.m. sun's up at 7:02. still some fog, patchy fog. a lot of locations, but it's really dense to our south and evident wi west, the areas that pick up heavy rain. that fog should start lifting around 8:00 or 9:00 in the morning. the last of the rain making its way on out of here. as far as temperatures and bili it. lowest around culpeper and charlottesville south and west. fog advisory to our south and west. high today, 81. weekend looking nice with highs in the low 70s. >
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Sep 2, 2012 8:00am EDT
america stadium on thursday, the president of the united states will accept his party's presidential nomination at the conclusion of the dnc. >> choosing charlotte to host our convention was no accident. north carolina is a critical battle ground state in the election. >> reporter: the dnc chairman says this convention is anything but conventional. >> we're doing things differently than any convention you've ever seen. we're throwing the doors open and inviting thousands of americans to be part of this convention in many different ways. >> reporter: the dnc is known for its firsts. in 1832, the first dnc was held in a baltimore saloon. a hundred years later, franklin delano roosevelt was the first major party candidate to accept the nomination in person. in 1940, fdr's wife eleanor was the first woman to address a national political convention. in 1984, geraldine ferraro was the first woman placed on the national ticket by a major party. in 2000, the first jewish candidate. and this year, the first hispanic to deliver the keynote address at the dnc. preparations for the four-day conv
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Sep 21, 2012 5:00am EDT
. french authorities denied two groups permits to protest. >>> the united states is working to repair relations with muslims by airing a film that condemns the anti-islam film. it shows president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton criticizing the video. their words have subtitles in pakistan's native urdu language. the state department says buying air time in pakistan and other countries is normal. they added these spots are meant to help show people that american leaders oppose this film. >>> 5:08 is your time. weeks, even months of waiting all come down to today. coming up, we'll check in with people waiting in line to be the first to get apple's new iphone. >>> it's almost like the bear knows the camera is there. a florida homeowner put a motion activated camera with nice vision on his tree in a backyard. he said the purpose there was to watch wildlife. here you go, buddy. not disappointed this morning. the homeowner believes the bear was trying to get a bird feeder that he must have deliberately put in the tree to see if the bear would try to get to it. >> you know you'r
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Sep 18, 2012 5:00am EDT
straight from japan. the restaurant claims to be the only one serving these up in the united states. the cows are pampered with hand massages and fed a special diet to get more fat marbling more than an average steak. how much fat marbling do you need? >> i've got $350 for you. just give me the steak. >> $350? if you're a steak connoisseur, could you tell the difference if i put a $30 steak in front of you and a $350 steak in front of you. >> i'm sure the connoisseurs could. more power to you if you can afford it. news 4 today continues at 5:00 a.m. >>> breaking news out of afghanistan where the anger over an anti-muslim film has claimed more lives this morning. good morning to you. i'm eun yang. >> and i'm aaron gilchrist. welcome back to "news 4 today." it is tuesday, september 18th. this morning a storm team 4 weather alert. storms moving into the area now, and that has power companies at the ready. dominion virginia power has crews on stand by from as far away as norfolk. here in the district, residents are preparing for the possibility of more flooding. news 4's megan mcgrath in the
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Sep 5, 2012 5:00am EDT
the county or anywhere in the united states or elsewhere. >> dorm is hit in the head when the flash of the gun goes off. he spent nearly four months in jail as a result of the incident. taylor was indicted last month for allegedly lying about what happened. >>> another big story this morning could affect anyone who has an apple device such as an iphone or ipad. a hacker group says it stole personal information about owners from and fbi laptop. what does this mean for you. melanie a.m. wick has the details. >> that's right. we are getting more developments as the days go on fining out exactly where this information came from, who is responsible for it. apple itself has not commented on it. the group that says it did the hacking calls itself antisec or antisecurity and they say their mission is to steal and leak classified government information. we want to show you where this information first came out. they are loosely affiliated with the group anonymous and so they tweeted this out a couple of days ago and it just got bigger after that saying they had basically stolen all of these
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Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
assault on the very ideals on which the united states was fou founded. the president will say we must do what we can to stop iran getting nuclear weapons. mitt romney is criticizing the president over comments he made about the protest in the middle east on "60 minutes." the republican presidential nominee says the president is down playing the violence when he described the protests as, quote, road bumps on the path to peace in the region. romney will campaign today and tomorrow in ohio. . democrats are turning their attention to a different battleground state this week, virginia. vice president joe biden will campaign in the commonwealth today. he'll be campaigning in chesterfield county, virginia. president obama will visit virginia beach on thursday. >>> billionaire developer and reality tv star donald trump gave surprising and unexpected advice to students at a conservative bible-based school in leesburg, virginia. he told students at liberty university to get even if someone wrongs them in business. that was met with silence since the school counciled students to follow the teaches
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Sep 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> i pledge of allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation, under god, indy advisable, liberty and justice for all. >> she was critically wounded last year during a shooting spree in tucson. she resigned from congress to focus on her recovery. >>> the wife of republican presidential nominee mitt romney is rallying women in northern virginia later today. ann romney is coming to leesburg, holding an event called women for mitt. it kicks off around 11:45 this morning. it's expected to cause traffic problems in the area. >>> checking the other top stories now, the district is reporting its first death from west nile virus and health officials say a second person has been hospitalized. these are the first two cases reported in the district this year. maryland has seen 21 cases including one death. in virginia, there have been five cases, but no one has died. earlier this morning tony spoke with dr. ivan walks, the former director of the d.c. department of health. he explained what you need to look out for. >> three to 14 days
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Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the united states, we will stop it. i will not cut our commitment to our military. >> reporter: but even some romney supporters have urged him to provide more specifics about how he'll cut trillions and keep defense spending intact. he starts by scaling back health care reform. >> there are other programs that some people like, i even like that we're going to have to cut or eliminate. >> reporter: he gave me a long list of cuts, no more money for amtrak, pbs or national endowment for arts. and the federal work force will not be spared either. >> we'll slowly through attrition reduce government employment by 10%. that saves about $40 billion a year. we have $500 billion in savings per year. that combined with the growing economy at 4% gets us to a balanced budget. >> this retired colonel and romney supporter said he's sold. >> i think the think that resonated the most with me was the fact that he got very specific about how important the economy is to our national security, and then how that translates into support for veterans and how we can take care of our veterans. >> reporter: o
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Sep 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
egypt forcing the united states into making a statement essentially of apology. on 9/11 of all days, for something which we are not responsible for. i would say to the mob, go to hell. >> reporter: the administration later disavowed its own embassy's response saying the statement by embassy cairo was not cleared by washington and does not reflect the views of the united states government. the ultimate fear for the administration, that libya and egypt may be just the beginning. will this be contained in those two countries or there will be uprisings in other countries, as well? that's something we obviously don't know. but u.s. embassies around the globe have been told to on high alert. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> in a statement this morning, secretary of state hillary clinton identified one of the other americans killed. he is shaun smith a foreign service information management officer. he was a husband and a father of two. >>> the secretary of state added that diplomats and development experts stand on the front lines every day for our country. she said we are honored by t
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Sep 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
such behavior. >> thank you very much. there was a rally in support of the united states in front of the white house yesterday. muslims from libya came out to say only extremists hate the united states. they held candles and talked about the impact of this week's deadly violence. inspired by a similar demonstration supporting ambassador stevens last night. the incidents overseas raise the issue of the cultural and social divine between muslims, christians and people of the jewish faith. we're going to explore that more in our next hour with a board member of the muslim society. >> over the past day we've learned more about this antimuslim movie which has sparked this outrage. it has called innocence of muslims. it had been written and directed by an israeli american. but both in the u.s. and israel have turned up nothing. antimuslim act at this visit who says he served as a consultant says he spoke with him yesterday and he was concerned about what happened to ambassador stevens. some actors in the film say they were misled about the movie and claim some dialogue was dubbed during po
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Sep 6, 2012 7:00am EDT
word on a suspect or a motive. >>> mosquitos are killing more people now in the united states. new numbers from the cdc show the number of cases of west nile virus shot up 25% in the past week to nearly 2,000. 87 people have died from the infection this year. texas has been the hardest hit but no new cases were reported in the district, maryland or virginia. >>> hurricane isaac is long gone, but strong waved stirred up tar balls that were left over from the massive bp oil spill in 2010 forcing beaches in louisiana to close this morning. the tar balls are showing up in parts of the gulf coast that previously appeared to be clean. >>> we have some sad news to report this morning from the world of sports. former baltimore ravens owner art modell has died. his son david says he passed away at 4 a.m. at johns hopkins hospital this morning. modell had been hospitalized for organ failure. he bought the cleveland browns in 1961 and moved the teambaltimore in 1996 -- team to baltimore in 1996. this is the front page of the ravens' website this morning with a tribute to modell. his son was a
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Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
the united states or elsewhere. >> i'm not resisting. >> the video appears to show dorm being hit in the head when the flash of the gun goes off. he spent nearly four months in jail as a result of the incident. taylor was indicted last month for allegedly lying about what happened. >>> first lady michelle obama wowed the crowd as one of the primetime speakers of day one at the democratic national convention. tonight, former president bill clinton will waive his magic wand. nicole collins is live in charlotte with all of the details. nicole, tell us about that? >> reporter: left night, first lady michelle obama was well- received here and added a personal touch that the obama campaign wanted her to. she defended some of her husband's policies like his health care law and he didn't put it off for another president to deal with and he took it and ran with it and got it done and had some personal fors to tell about the time when they dated, when the president came up from nothing essentially and built himself up. tried to pitch him as that type of man and she was well- received here and
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Sep 11, 2012 11:00pm EDT
in my heart. >> it's been 11 years years since terrorists attacked the united states. >> this is a day for the family. so it's only the families on the plaza. >> we are back and thousands of young people want to come here and businesses are coming back here in a strong way. don't count new york out. don't count america out. >> live pictures right now from ground zero. this year's ceremony was in the shadow of the world trade center. : congress came together on the capital steps today to mark the anniversary. spoke of the unity in the country. >> although the terrible violence of that day turned our world upside down. a collective strength and power. >> because as americans, we believe that every person counts. that's why we are so haunted by the faces f those who died. by the hopes and dreams that were extinguished. by the families and friendships that were shattered on that crisp september morning eleven years ago. >> house speaker said a greater good has come from americans standing together. >>> many schools across the region mark the 11th anniversary of 9/11. but in montgomery
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Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm EDT
president of the united states of america. let's get on with a wonderful convention. >> joining us now from the democratic national convention in charlotte, north carolina, fox 5 political analyst mark plotkin. mark, i want to start with this issue of healthcare because it was paramount tonight. at one point an emotional speech and film by a mother by the name of stacy lynn, her daughter zoe has a congenital heart defect. democrats are not running from the issue of what republicans call obamacare are not tonight they appear to be embracing it. >> reporter: you're absolutely right, tom. they're not shying away. they're using it as something that's affirmative. they're talking about seven presidents in 90 years tried to get this done. they're talking about preexistinnditions. they're talking about lifetime cams. they're trying to talk about a new -- caps. they're trying to talk about a new world that makes it more secure for all americans. the big cheer was for julian castro, mayor of san antonio, who is giving the keynote right now and so also they showed a video of ted kennedy debating
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Sep 4, 2012 5:00pm EDT
announcing i'm running for the united states senate as an independent because it's time to put partisan politics aside. >> reporter: rob sibani, congressman and author entered the race today. >> i'm asking to you join me today to reject partisanship, reject the entire partisanship that is strangling our children's future. >> reporter: he said he wants to help build double-decker express lanes along the capital beltway in maryland, to invest in maryland's inner cities and prince georges county school children. >> the feed box i get from residents in prince georges county is jobs and education. so $150 million in scholarships to low-income children. i am the only middle-class representative in this race actually fighting for the middle class. not just talking about it. >> reporter: dan is the republican in the race. where's a retired secret service agent who was on the protection details of both presidents bush and obama. he said there is one big issue in this election. >> the economy. i don't mind paying taxes. i don't think anyone does. there is not a republican in the country running a
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Sep 24, 2012 9:00am EDT
i don't see anything funny about me being vice president of the united states. >> reporter: and funny man jimmy kimmel won mixed reviews for his hosting duties. including a controversial mock of the usual in memorium section with josh groban singing a living tribute to the host. ♪ that's what makes you beautiful ♪ >> i will be missed. >> the jury is still out on whether kimmel will be missed, whether he'll be asked back to do it another year. one thing is certain though, al, when we're here next year "homeland" is going to be the show to beat. >> kristen dahlgren, thanks so much. >>> still ahead, the hidden germs in the classroom, but first these messages. ♪ germs, germs, germs, germs, germs, germs ♪ at kfc we have on: [ beep ] 15 seconds and counting. serve the world's best-tasting chicken. t-minus 10... that's why our whole chicken is delivered fresh. 9...8... and prepared fresh by real cooks 7... t-5. all systems go. 4... with kfc's world famous secret recipes. preparation complete... 3... 2...1... taste for yourself why fresh is better. mission accomplished. try our
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Sep 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
spice bush swallow tail caterpillar. >> it is native to the eastern united states. it is actually related to a butterfly that many of you have probably seen, the tiger swallow tail butterfly which is the state insect of virginia. >> oh! >> okay. >> the thing about this particular caterpillar is they are hard to find. these are masters of mimicry. you can see this caterpillar at first. i heard someone mention that it kind of looks like a snake with these eye spots on its thorax. that is not actually its head. the head is at the very tip of that critter. this is are just to fool predators like birds into thinking that it is something it is not, into thinking it is a snake. >> how big is it. how big do they get? >> as long as your thumb. and often times, they will be green in color, a great green in color. as they mature, they will start to turn this kind of orange or tan color right before they get ready to pupate and make their transition into a butt are fly. >> are they any threat to people. -- into a butterfly. >> are they any threat to people? not unless your fingers are made of
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Sep 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
united states, and we can get america back on track. >> there's one more stop, this time in louisiana to survey the damage from isaac. back to you. >> craig boswell reporting live. think for the update. >>> obama campaign workers preparing for an event in three doe got a surprise today, a visit from the romney campaign bus. it drove by the rally site, didn't stop. mitt romney will spend much of the week in new hampshire preparing for the upcoming presidential debate. paul ryan is in north carolina today and will be in iowa tomorrow and wednesday. >> the clean up continues for areas along the gulf coast devastated by hurricane isaac and although the number of homes without power has decreased drastically, about 7% of louisiana remains in the dark tonight. fox's casey steegle is in new orleans with the report. >> reporter: no rest for the weary for emergency and rescue crews on the ground in and around the city of new orleans as the cleanup for hurricane isaac continues. today president obama will be visiting the region. in fact, air force one touches down at the new orleans airport at
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Sep 5, 2012 10:00pm EDT
week in september since west nile virus was first detected in the united states in 1999. >> the cdc says the number of deaths from the mosquito born disease has spiked 32% since last week, rising from 66 to 87. the lone star state continues to lead the nation with at least 888 reported cases and 35 deaths according to the cdc, but officials with the texas department of state health services say their figures show those numbers to be higher, with 1,013 reported cases and 40 deaths. the west nile virus has been detected in 48 states with human cases reported in 44. cdc officials say figuring out why this year has been so bad is no easy task. >> we really don't know at this point in time what factors may have contributed to this outbreak. we think it is weather related. why it occurred in dallas more than other areas is a matter of speculation at this point. and it's one of the things that we are going to be looking at very carefully when all is said and done at the end of the season. >> the worst year ever for a west nile outbreak was in 2008. with 9800 cases reported nationwide and 2
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Sep 15, 2012 11:00pm EDT
chief the united states will not tolerate attacks on americans. >> chris stevens and the other three killed in the attack were brought to the united states on friday. there is no intelligence to suggest that there it is a pre- planned attack but the intelligence committee is not so sure. >> there is no high degree of confidence that it is or was not premeditated. there are still analysts who disagree from our civilian agencies and our department of defense agencies. i've look at all of the information. >> reporter: and the obama administration says it asked google, which owns youtube to look at the video and make sure it meets its standards. in response, youtube said in a statement, quote, this video, which is widely available on the web, is clearly within our guidelines. and so it will stay on youtube. however, we restricted access to it in countries where it is illegal. such as india, and indonesia. as well as in libya and egypt. given the very sensitive situations in these two countries. youtube also says it did not restrict that video in those countries because of the white house
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Sep 12, 2012 6:00pm EDT
anniversary. >> the united states condemn inn the strong gels determs this outrageous and stroking attack. >> president obama con the attacks, and killing of u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >> we reject all efforts to ten great of beliefs of others, butu there is no justification toj this type of senseless violence. >> reporter: the president then went to the state department to mourn with employees. secretary of state said the lynn indian government was not -- libyan government was not involved. >> a free and stable libya isliy still in america's interest, and security. and we will not turn our backsba on that. >> reporter: ambassador stevensb died trying to get staffers out of the u.s. consulate while the demonsttion, raged outside. while there, attackers fired grenades into the building. >> we strongly conmn this kind of attack.k. >> reporter: mitt romneyep wednesday orhad to defend a statement criticizing the white house's handling of the growing protests which left paul ryan t personally deliver the campaign's looks as.ca >> the loss of mpfour american lives, including our ambassador,
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Sep 14, 2012 6:00pm EDT
unraveling in that part of the world because the united states is weak. this president does not understand the importance of american leadership. there's a lot of other information surrounding it that leads me to believe this was clearly an act of terrorism. >> what is described as an extremely rare briefing, president obama spoke with all four top congressional leaders thursday. the same day he issued a warning during a campaign stop. >> no act of terror will go unpunnished. >> on the road today, his republican rival, who was initially out front with harsh words for the handling of the attack, skipped foreign policy and offered a moment of silence for the four victims. >> we remember those who serve and provide us with the liberty we enjoy and the prosperity and freedoms that are a part of the american experience. >> white house was quick to react to earlier republican attacks. >> what seems to be an attempt to score a political point has been wrong and poorly timed. >> president obama ordered a security review of u.s. diplomatic securities worldwide. in washington, craig boswe
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Sep 4, 2012 11:00pm EDT
of the united states, has just wrapped up her speech. it's a big night tomorrow. you see the crowd reacting. there's some of the dignitaries in the audience right now. the big night tomorrow is going to be highlighted by the acceptance speech of vice president joe biden and also the stalwart of any democratic convention in modern recent history former president bill clinton will address the crowd, also. there's a lot more of this convention still ahead. >>> republican presidential nominee mitt romney stayed off the campaign trail today while his vp nominee paul ryan campaigned in iowa. his message centered on that single question asking voters are you better off than you were four years ago? romney is in vermont preparing for the three debates scheduled with president obama. >>> the news edge on virginia, a memorial held in manassas this evening to remember two people killed in a horrific drunk driving accident back in 2009. the loss from that day still haunts family members. fox 5's will thomas has more. >> reporter: while this is the manassas intersection where a grandmother and
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Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
rolodex -- i mean when you think about the colossal attack that took place in the united states 11 years ago it would seem that everything would have to just fall into place just so. so i guess the million dollar question is, in your opinion and you've looked at this, are we safer today than we were post-9/11? >> i knew you were going to ask that question. but it's okay. and some senses yes and in some senses no. and that's not a waffle. that's just a reality because -- >> sure. >> because it's kind of measuring apples and oranges but the simple fact of the matter is, yes, we are when it comes to certain things, certain threats that have been dealt with. certain threats that have been studied. and systems are in place. so yes. absolutely. without a doubt. al-qaeda would find it very, very, very hard to launch an attack like they did in 9/11. but there are other types of attacks that may not be as deadly but may be more -- there may be more of them. and officials have been talking about this for years. that we should expect these small little pot shot-type situations over the years. so th
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Sep 28, 2012 4:25am EDT
place every two years and pits the united states against europe. this year's event takes place at the medinah country club. you can catch it tomorrow on nbc 4 starting at 9:00 a.m. >>> talks between the nhl owners and players union will continue today. the league cancelled the rest of the preseason schedule yesterday because of the ongoing lockout. the owner locked out the players earlier this month after the two sides couldn't agree on a new collective bargaining agreement. the capitals are scheduled to open their season october 12th at home, but that is looking more and more like it will be cancelled too. >> too bad. we need hockey. >> try to get it together soon. >>> it is now 4:54. coming up, controversy over the kennedy center honors. why some feel certain minority groups are being ignored. >>> first, though, the search for a stolen -- look at this guy. a stolen puppy. we'll tell you why the people who care for this animal worry he might be in danger. >>> welcome back at 4:57. a maryland animal shelter needs your help finding a stolen puppy. the animal resource foundation in
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Sep 12, 2012 4:25am EDT
pancreatic cancer action network. it is now the fourth leading cause of cancer deaths in the united states and is the only major cancer killer that has a rising death rate. there is no treatment for bank rattic cancer. >>> the washington nats were looking to reduce their magic number as they take aim at the division title. >> with a homer and four rbis, and he checks one to left. see you later. the nat are on top 3-2. >> would that be enough to hold off the mets? sports breakfast is coming up next. >>> in sports, the mets and nats paid tribute to the victims of 9-11 on the 11th anniversary of the attacks. as for the game, top of the seventh, nats trailed by one. tile are morris steps up with a two-run homer to get the lead. bryce harper knocked in a republican. he is my favorite baseball player. >> here we go. >> the nats have a 7 1/2 game lead over the braves. >> the nats are my favorite baseball team too. >> i think they're everybody's favorite right now. >>> the orioles hosted the rays, bottom of the third. hardy golfed one to left for the a two-run homer. he added another homer
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Sep 5, 2012 11:00pm EDT
next president of the united states. >> former president, bill clinton, commands the stage at the democratic national convention tonight. his strong speech comes on the heels of a passionate address by first lady, michelle obama and keynote speech from julian castro. clinton touched on key issues, the economy, it is slow, but steady economy. healthcare, immigration. fox's correspondent, craig boswell is live in charlotte tonight. greg. >> brian, good evening. the former president still on the stage who can hear it's so quiet. a crowd that is hanging on his every word. funny you should mention the first lady. huge applause. as of last night, a good sense to marry michelle obama. huge applause. let's pause for a minute and get your viewers a sense of what he is talking about. bill clinton placed the president's name in a nomination. he is talking to this crowd. take a listen to how the president is doing. he still has it. >> the president, the president and his education secretary supported community colleges and employers in working together to train people for jobs that are actual
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Sep 5, 2012 4:25am EDT
officer in the county or anywhere in the united states or elsewhere. >> the man was hit in the head when the flash of a gun goes off. he spent nearly four months in jail. the officer was indicted last month for allegedly highing about what happened. >>> a former navy seal will be laid to rest at arlington cemetery today. the body of patrick feeks was returned to his hometown of edgewater. today's funeral will be held at the fort myer memorial chapel at 12:45 this affect. his affec - - this afternoon. >>> iphones and ipads under tax. a hacker group claims it stole personal information about apple device owners from and fbi laptop. >> reporter: the group calls itself antisec. they are loosely affiliated with the group anonymous. anonymous was the first one to put out the information about the hack of a million devices courtesy of the fbi is what anonymous was saying. we are talking about one million apple i. d. s and the user names connected to them posted on a web site. antise cre. says it got the file by hacking into the laptop of and fbi agent connected to the national cyberforensi
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Sep 14, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the middle east tonight. angry over that antimuslim video made in the united states. right now, egyptian peace keepers are trying to keep a large crowd under control outside the u.s. embassy in cairo. this caps off a day where several sought protest and violence, including sudan. while officials overseas work to stop the violence. officials in the u.s. are still investigating whether the assault on ambassador chris stevens and three other americans was a terrorist attack. fox's greg has the latest. >> chris stevens was everything america could want in an ambassador. the whole country has come to see. >> u.s. officials say a radical group is the leading suspect in the attacks. four people have been taken into custody. top libyan officials believe the attack was premeditated and highly organized. >> definitely wasn't deliberate, preplanned offense. every sense of the word. >> demonstrations sparked by the film said to denigrate the prophet moe ha mohommed. great britain and india. security forces in lebanon opening fire and killing one person. egyptian police clashing with protes
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Aug 31, 2012 10:00pm EDT
your nominates for president of the united states -- nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: friday before leaving florida romney greeted supporters at a sendoff rally. >> the convtion was a magnificent and wonderful opportunity for us to share our message with the american people thanks in large measure to the folks here in florida and now we really do need you to get out there and get your friends to vote. >> rorter: the president meanwhile headed to el paso, texas, to speak to troops in what was billed as a noncampaign event to highlight the second anniversary of his decision to end u.s. combat in iraq. >> at the time i know some folks didn't believe me. they were skeptical. some thought the end of combat was just war games and semantics, but i meant what i said. >> reporter: but the vice presidential candidates were also in action. in richmond republican candidate paul ryan appeared with house gop leader eric cantor of virginia. >> i don't want to bore you by saying the same thing over again, but it bears repeating. if we stay on the same path, we'll get more of the same
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Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
middle east where anti-american protests have broken out the united states has actually helped push democracy including libya. as for that controversial film made in los angeles, reports are now surfacing the actors were told it was an arabian desert adventure and some of the most controversial lines mocking the prophet muhammad were later dubbed in. >>> learning more about the u.s. ambassador to libya who died in tuesday's attack in the consulate, a doctor who treated him said chris stevens died from asphyxiation from smoke in halls. stevens was reportedly killed -- inhalation. stevens was reportedly killed while trying to save members of his staff. tonight those who knew him are speaking out. >> my understanding is the reason he was killed is that he went back in to go save his people, his employees. >> three other americans were also killed in the attack. >>> a baltimore county judge postponed a bail hearing for a teenager charged with shooting a fellow student the first day of class. the attorney for 15-year-old robert gladden jr. requested the delay saying the teen had been on
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Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
mark owen reportedly fears for his safety. he already faces possible legal action by the united states government. after his identity went public he could face al qaeda retaliation. >>> 8:29. tucker barnes rejoins us here at the desk with more on today's forecast. >> yeah. more of the same unfortunately. warm hood conditions expected this afternoon. there could be showers and thunderstorms with warm, humid conditions expected this afternoon. tomorrow more of the same. so it's the remnants of isaac. there is nothing kicking it through the area so it will hang out for a few more days. but it's going to get better. on the seven-day it feels like september here towards the end so something to look forward to. let's start with a look at temperatures at reagan national. not cooling off a lot overnight. that's the other story. the overnight temperatures only in the mid-70s with all the cloud cover and the humidity. 77 right now in washington. already bouncing up to 80 annapolis, 81 quantico. dew point are low to the mid- 70s in the uncomfortable range and just like yesterday, you will notice the humidit
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Sep 13, 2012 5:00pm EDT
act of violence shakes the resolve of the united states of america. >> reporter: of the four americans killed in the attack in benghazi, three have been identified. family members say glenn doughtery, a former navy seal was working for a private security company was killed trying to protect the ambassador and other u.s. personnel. he was 42 years old. experts on libya think the attack came at the hands of an anti-american group intent on driving westerners out of the country. >> it looks like this was a pre- planned attack that was opportunistic from a jihad outfit that is anti-american and they took advantage of a demonstration outside of the consulate that was protesting the movie that slandered the prophet mohammed. >> reporter: officials in cairo said the demonstrations there have injured more than 200 people. and authorities in yemen said today four protestors were killed and 11 others injured, 24 security forces were also injured in the clashes at the embassy. shawn. >> paul wagner with the update. thank you. >> we're learning more about the u.s. ambassador who died in
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